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The official means of communication at Inver Hills Community College is email, but we know that your emails fill up quickly! We do our best to provide you all of the events and announcements that are important to you! Check here often, the page is updated regularly!

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Academic & Class Resources
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Humanize My Hoodie Documentary Showing

The Humanize My Hoodie Movement originated from a demand to end the killing of Black and Indigenous People across the world. As descendants of slaves, we recognize how hoodies have been used to amplify the myth of Black criminality. Our mission is to debunk that stereotype by designing revolutionary social justice campaigns for Black and Indigenous People of Color to be HUMANIZED, not criminalized.

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Official Notices
Blessing Fasina

Inver Advocate Training

Student Life is hosting Inver Advocate Training for Sex Week Training 1 is on April 26th at 2 pmTraining 2 is on April 27th at 2 pm These events are virtual. See description below:Inver Advocate is an interactive session about bystander intervention, identity, and sexual assault. We cover how to be a bystander, recognize sexual

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Official Notices
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Seeking Student Speaker – Commencement 2021

Why? It is a great opportunity to gain public speaking experience that will look great on a resume.  You also have the honor of representing the 2021 IHCC graduating class as you kick off graduation with a pre-recorded message that will provide some words of inspiration. How? Submit an outline for your 2 to 3-minute

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Official Notices
Nichelle Bottko Woods

PRIORITY REGISTRATIONS BEGINS ON MONDAY!

Priority registration beings on Monday, March 22nd for the fall semester. We will be offering more on-campus course options in the fall. If you are a student that would benefit from transitioning back to campus, then please do register next week as those seats and courses are limited. Please make an appointment with your advisor

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Student Clubs & Organizations
Mercy Fasina

Student Senate Fall Nominations

Student Senate serves as official representatives of the student body. They advocate for all students and are the voice of the students to the college! Senate also meets with campus administration, staff and faculty and make decisions to make meaningful changes to the college. All students are welcome to join. Officer Nominations for Fall 2021

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Online Events & Programs
Mercy Fasina

Cooking with the First Ladies

Text: Join Student Life in a cook a recipe from one of our First Ladies to celebrate Women’s History Month! https://minnstate.zoom.us/s/95183506206

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Academic & Class Resources
Mercy Fasina

Vote for Faculty of the Year!

Please nominate a faculty member who played an important role in your success at Inver Hills. Any member of the faculty can be nominated including Librarians and Counselors. Once a faculty member has won this award they are not eligible to receive it again for three more years. If you would like to review name

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Health & Wellness
Mercy Fasina

Inver Hills Virtual Blood Drive – American Red Cross

Make a blood donation appointment in a convenient location in your community: Inver Hills Virtual Blood DriveShare this link with your friends and family even if they live in a different state! This link can be used anywhere in the USA! Did you know that every 2 seconds, someone in the USA needs blood? Well,

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Official Notices
Oluwatomini Ola

Community Garden Plot Registration Open

It’s nearly spring time and plot registration is open. Register for a plot online: https://ihcc.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1NZcAGck8Lhc00S We have a large communal garden, 40 individual plots and an apple orchard. All are located behind (east of) Heritage Hall and the Business Building of the IHCC Campus. Our grounds are pesticide free, and while not completely organic, we

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Leadership & Personal Development
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Getting Started with Microsoft Teams at Inver Hills Student Life

Do you have a meeting scheduled with Microsoft Teams and it’s your first time using this program? Use the resources below to get started! 1. Download and Login to Microsoft Teams Teams has a mobile app and desktop options. These downloads are available through the Microsoft site for free: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/download-app You can sign in using

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Leadership & Personal Development
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Help Us Communicate Better!

Hey! We Think You’re Pretty Great! Inver Hills Community College truly cares about your opinions and we want to communicate in ways that work for you. Let us know what we’ve been doing well…and what you wish we would stop doing so we can build a stronger college community. We hope you’ll share your feedback.

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Official Notices
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Have a Say In The Strategic Plan at Inver Hills!

Virtual Gallery Walks are scheduled to allow students, faculty, and staff at Inver Hills Community College the opportunity to give the Strategic Planning Committee feedback on the strategic plan, mission, vision, and values at our college. Sessions will be March 24 from 2 – 4 pm, March 25 from 11 am – 1 pm and

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Official Notices
Melissa Rivas

Shared Services & Security Emergency Management Plan

An updated Shared Services IHCC and DCTC Safety & Security Emergency Management Plan has been posted on the Inver Security website at https://www.inverhills.edu/CampusResources/Security/index.aspx. This plan ensures that the college administration is prepared to deal with natural disasters such as floods and fires, technological accidents, and biological and man-made emergencies. This plan details the processes and

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Leadership & Personal Development
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Spring 2021 Golden Apple Winners

Phi Theta Kappa Awards Excellence in Teaching Golden Apple Award Winners The Golden Apple Award Honoring Excellent Faculty Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society of two-year college students. Students who qualify are invited to become members and participate with in our induction ceremony each year.  During the induction, each inductee may choose to

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Academic & Class Resources
Blessing Fasina

Student Success Day

February 23rd Inver Hills Student Life Communication Student Success Day Tuesday, February 23: 9 am – 7 pm Dear Student, This day is dedicated to YOU – to help you find the resources you need to be successful in college and in your personal and professional life! Zoom sessions will be held during the day,

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Official Notices
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Vote For Faculty of the Year 2021!

The Phi Theta Kappa student leadership team is once again promoting the annual Faculty of the Year voting process for students! Nominate the Inver Hills Faculty member who played an important role in helping you be successful this year! Nominations close April 9th, and the faculty member with the most nominations will be honored as

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Official Notices
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Make Your Own Inver Hills Zoom Background!

Looking for a college branded Zoom background for your online classes, for study groups, or during interviews? Use these instructions to create an Inver Hills Zoom background. Please follow these additional instructions: Add your first/last name in the template banner or leave it blank Font type: use Arial Black/Arial Bold, often all caps Font size:

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Official Notices
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Staying Healthy this Spring Break

As you consider spring break plans, the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) highly recommends that you continue to stay safe and stay home. If you must travel, please consider COVID testing before and after any travel – even if you aren’t exhibiting symptoms – since your risk of exposure to the coronavirus during this time

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Academic & Class Resources
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Transfer Resources and Events

Inver Hills Counseling and Advising Communication Transfer Resources and Events Dear Student, Making connections with potential transfer colleges is an important step in preparing for an effective transition after completing your coursework at Inver Hills.  The following resources and activities can help you to achieve your transfer goals. Virtual Campus Visits Admissions representatives are still

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Academic & Class Resources
Nichelle Bottko Woods

BREATHE: Online Learning Help

As many students moved to learning fully online for the first time, our Phi Theta Kappa chapter at Inver Hills began to study what it takes for students to be successful while studying online. Through this research, our students uncovered many tools and tips and created the “Learn to B.R.E.A.T.H.E.” page as a one-stop location

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Official Notices
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Campus Security Report

Inver Hills Student Affairs Communication OFFICIAL NOTICE Campus Security Report for 2020 is now available online at: https://www.inverhills.edu/CampusResources/Security/pdfs/2020-Annual-Security-Report-Clery-Act.pdf 2020 Annual Security Report Clery Act » In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, Inver Hills College monitors criminal activity and publishes an annual report, maintaining a three-

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Official Notices
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Inver Hills Dining Preferences Survey

Inver Hills Student Affairs Communication Inver Hills Dining Preferences Survey Our current Dining Services contract with Aladdin expires on June 30, 2021. A new Dining RFP (Request for Proposal) will be published in February of 2021 with the goal of awarding a contract in April. The campus Auxiliary Services Committee has been working on both

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Official Notices
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Important Consumer Information for Inver Hills Students- Spring 2021

Inver Hills Counseling and Advising Communication Important Consumer Information for Inver Hills Students Dear Student, As a student at Inver Hills Community College, you have rights and responsibilities. This communication is designed to ensure that you are aware of several important policies and pieces of information that you need to know as a student. Please

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Official Notices
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Bookstore, Security, and Business Office Kick Off Handout

Inver Hills Bookstore Inver Hills Campus Security The mission of the Inver Hills Campus Safety and Security Department is to provide a safe and welcoming environment to enhance the well-being of students, faculty, staff and visitors and to protect all College property. The Campus Safety and Security Department strives to achieve this mission by means

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Academic & Class Resources
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Using the My SSD Schedule Option

Student Success Day is a student-centered event featuring a keynote speaker, one-on-one faculty time, and many sessions to help students focus on their college goals. A variety of workshop sessions and events are available for all students at Inver Hills! After you have registered to attend Student Success Day, you can build your SSD schedule

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Leadership & Personal Development
Emily Johnson

ScitTech Internship Info Session

SciTech Internship Information Session Summary: Join the Inver Hills Community College Engineering Club and participate in a SciTech Internship Information Session. SciTech offers PAID STEM Internships all over Minnesota. You will learn about what type of opportunities they have, how to apply and more. You will not want to miss this opportunity! https://scitechmn.org/ Date: 2/4/2020 Time:

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Equity & Inclusion
Anonymous User

December is Universal Human Rights Month

“Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December — the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR is a milestone document that proclaims the inalienable rights which everyone is entitled to as a human being – regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political

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Official Notices
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Fall Term Textbook Buyback, PSEO, and Rental Returns

Dear Student, First of all, we hope you are well and taking good care of yourselves during this unprecedented time. With your safety and the safety of our campus community in mind, the Bookstore will remain open for limited hours. Given this fact and the need for social distancing, there will be new end-of-term procedures

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Official Notices
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Inver launches new recycling program

You may see new recycling and trash bins around campus. DCTC and Inver Hills received a grant from Dakota County to buy the bins and implement a more robust recycling program. Signs on the bins will tell you what can be recycled and what should go in the trash. We are grateful for your help

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Leadership & Personal Development
Nichelle Bottko Woods

LinkedIn Learning Online Platform

Inver Hills is now offering access to the LinkedIn Learning online platform, providing access to thousands of self-paced courses led by professional instructors. Courses consist of a series of short videos designed to help you develop your creative, technical, and business skills. LinkedIn Learning provides continuous, self-service access to videos via multiple devices, at home

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Leadership & Personal Development
Elsbeth Howe

Job Opportunity

If you have some extra time, local seniors could use your assistance. The DARTS organization is looking for people to do light house cleaning and to spend a little time talking with seniors in order to help seniors remain comfortable in their own home. Cleaning services include: Vacuuming Dusting Mopping kitchen floors Wiping down sinks,

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Basic Needs & Non-Academic Student Resources
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Important COVID testing information

You recently received an email from Dr. Wendy Robinson about the importance of staying socially distant during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday season to slow the spread of COVID-19. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) now urges all college and university students to get tested prior to the holiday or other social gatherings. The confirmed cases

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Health & Wellness
Nichelle Bottko Woods

COVID and Travel Reminders

We know that most students are doing all or some of their learning remotely this year, so the state of Minnesota is trying to collect data to help better understand the broadband needs of our state. The MN Speed Test Initiative is working to get more accurate mapping to see where gaps in coverage. We

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BREATHE: Online Learning Resources

Success Tips for Online Learning Phi Theta Kappa – Alpha Omicron Beta Chapter Learn to B.R.E.A.T.H.E. Learn More About Phi Theta Kappa at Inver Hills Take our Survey Be on Top of Readings Remember Deadlines Expect the Unexpected Ask Questions Time Your Schedule Help Yourself to Assistance Engage in Discussions Be on Top of Readings

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Leadership & Personal Development
Nichelle Bottko Woods

Add the Student Senate D2L Course

All students can add themselves to the Student Senate D2L course to receive more information about Student Senate and everything happening at Inver Hills! To add us: Login to D2L Click on Self Registration Find Student Senate on the list and click enroll. (If you see “enrolled”- check your course list- you’re already in!) You

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Basic Needs & Non-Academic Student Resources
Anonymous User

MinnState Hiring Day with College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors DROP IN

Are you looking for an awesome job and to win $100? Look no further. Join College Nannies, Sitters and Tutors at their 11/19 MinnState Hiring Event to learn more about their opportunities and how you can make a difference! Drop in any time between 11-3pm! https://us02web.zoom.us/j/4866905758?pwd=OXl-JcWxlazFQZ0VRRDJxaGhLTkJpQT09 Meeting ID: 486 690 5758 Password: 682448 Email

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PTK MEMBERSHIP PROCESS

1.) Qualify for Membership

Students who complete at least 12 college-level credits, earn a 3.5 semester GPA in at least one semester, and who maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 qualify for membership. If you are not sent an invitation to join contact ptk@inverhills.edu.

2.) Invitations Sent

Invitation emails and letters are sent to eligible students after the second week of fall and spring semester each year. The invitation will include instructions and your individual passcode needed to join.

3.) Join Online

Members pay a one-time membership fee and join using your passcode. If this fee is preventing you from joining instead apply for membership using our membership fee waiver application

4.) Induction and Get Involved!

We host an induction ceremony each semester. You must sign up to be inducted. Find out more by joining our meeting or take a look at our event calendar at inverhills.edu/ptk

PTK Membership Fee Waiver

Do not join first, we cannot reimburse paid fees.

I have my passcode! Where do I join?